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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Charlestown Harbour, Nevis

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kris Liburd, who sent in this lovely shot of Charlestown Harbour in Nevis. Did you take a great shot of the Caribbean? Send it to with CPOTW in the subject […]

Nevis Launches Project to Restore Waterfront in Charlestown

Above: the waterfront in Charlestown, Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis is taking steps to restore the Charlestown Waterfront to “its former glory,” according to the Nevis Island Administration. The project, which launched on Jan. 23, is […]

Nevis, Japan Sign Agreement on Grant for Charlestown Fisheries Complex

Above: Japanese Ambassador-designate Yoshimasa Tekuza and Nevis Premier Joseph Parry By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Japan and the Nevis Island Administration have signed an agreement for an $11 million grant to support the planned Charlestown Community Fisheries […]


In Nevis, the Art of the Tiny Caribbean Island 

Princess Diana found quiet sanctuary here three decades ago. Last year, Kelsey Grammer escaped here in “Christmas in Paradise.” Everyone from Jay Z to Beyonce to John Cleese have come to the shores of Nevis, looking to indulge in the […]

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Rum Journal: The Signature Rum Experience in Nevis 

While Nevis was once the sugar capital of the Caribbean, full-fledged rum-making has been a lost art on the island for hundreds of years.  That changed several years ago when international rum expert Mark Theron debuted his Clifton Estate Spiced […]

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Alexander Hamilton Is Back in Nevis 

“Hamilton, you are back!”  Under a sunbeam on the water’s edge in Charlestown, Nevis, historian Harvey Hendrickson reads his ode to a still-shrouded sculpture on the lawn.  A few minutes later, the bronze is revealed, and Alexander Hamilton is finally […]

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A New “Hamilton” Experience in Nevis

The Four Seasons Nevis has unveiled a new version of its popular Alexander Hamilton package.  In time for Hamilton’s recent 267th birthday, the Hamilton program includes everything from a private rum pairing dinner to an exclusive Hamilton-style portrait painting session.  […]

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In Nevis, the Ultimate “Hamilton” Experience

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton” and its miraculous success on Broadway took the tiny island of Nevis to new heights, turning U.S. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton’s birthplace into a new kind of global hotspot.  And with Hamilton back on Broadway, the island’s […]

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A Great New Rum Shop in Nevis

The tiny island of Nevis now has a serious new rum shop: L&L Rumshop, the brainchild of Caribbean rum expert Mark Theron. The new shop in Charlestown, which also carries a wide range of duty-free liquor and tobacco, has an […]

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The Must-Visit Food Festival in Nevis

The Nevis Mango and Food Festival kicks off Friday July 8, marking the start of a month of special events that will take guests around the island and feature dinners and cooking demonstrations by two special guest European chefs. On […]

In Nevis, a Uniquely Caribbean Collage

In Nevis, the art of collage By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor NEVIS — I take great pride in my shopping skills and my ability to sniff out a “shopportunity” when I travel. So I was more than a bit […]

Five Ways to Enjoy Nevis By Night

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor NEVIS — This is a small island (only 36 square miles), but it’s big on things to do. Spend your days basking on its golden sands; hiking Mount Nevis; biking its challenging trails; or […]

VIDEO: Nevis Gets “Happy”

Above: the Nevis “Happy” video By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Nevis has gotten in on the continued momentum of Pharrell Williams’ famous “Happy” video. Regional telecom giant Digicel’s local office in St Kitts and Nevis has released […]

From Haiti to Canada, International Flags Raised in Nevis

Above: the newly-raised national flags in downtown Charlestown’s waterfront area (Photo: NIA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Flags from across the international community have been raised in the port of Charlestown in Nevis, part of a beautification project in the […]

New Chairman For Nevis Culturama

Above: Culturama in Nevis By the Caribbean Journal staff This year will be the 40th anniversary of Nevis’ Culturama festival, and Deborah Tyrell has been tapped as the festival’s new chairman. Tyrell made her official debut on Tuesday as the […]

Nine Fun Things to Do in Nevis

Nevis: one of the smallest, most charming islands in the Caribbean. For many, it’s the Caribbean as it once was (there isn’t even a single traffic light). But whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway or a natural adventure, Nevis […]

Nevis, Clinton Foundation Hold Talks on Green Energy

Above: Charlestown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A two-member delegation from the Clinton Foundation recently visited Nevis to discuss the island’s move toward renewable energy development. Nevis Premier Vance Amory held talks with Clinton Foundation Global Director Jan […]

Premier: Nevis’ Financial Status Improving

Above: Charlestown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis’ financial status has been improving, Premier Vance Amory said last week at a conference on the island’s economy. Amory, who was addressing the “Conference on the Economy 2013,” said his […]

Japan to Build $12 Million Fisheries Complex in Nevis

Above: Charlestown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Japan’s government will be soon building a $12 million fisheries complex in Nevis, the island’s government announced. The news of the long-awaited project, which will be located in the Bath Village […]

In Nevis, the Art of the Beach Bar

Above: Chevy’s Calypso Bar (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell NEVIS — Arms and legs shake, the rum flows freely, the music pulses and, if you concentrate, you can hear the soft reminder of the ocean just a few […]

Earthquake Near St Kitts and Nevis Causes Shaking in Eastern Caribbean

Above: a map of the quake (USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of St Kitts and Nevis caused light shaking in the Eastern Caribbean, particularly St Maarten, early Wednesday morning. The quake, which occurred […]

Nevis Targeting Small, High-End Cruise Ship Market

Above: the port of Charlestown (CJ Photo) Nevisian tourism officials plan to continue marketing the island to the small, luxury cruise sector, the government said this week. With no further investments to expand existing cruise facilities, Nevis Tourism Minister Mark […]

Nevis Tourism Authority Names New Board of Directors

Above: Charlestown, Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis Tourism Minister Mark Brantley has revealed the new eight-member Board of Directors of the Nevis Tourism Authority. Businessman Greg Phillip will serve as chairman of the group, with Co-General […]

New Nevis Premier Vance Amory Vows Government of “Inclusion”

Above: Premier Vance Amory (NIA Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff New Nevis Premier Vance Amory, whose Concerned Citizens Movement ousted the ruling Nevis Reformation Party in Tuesday’s elections, vowed to form a government of “inclusion” in his first public […]

Nevis Chooses New Premier

Above: Charlestown (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell Nevis has elected a new Premier, with Vance Amory replacing former Premier Joseph Parry, according to the results from Tuesday’s vote. Amory, leader of the Concerned Citizens Movement, succeeds the Nevis Reformation Party’s […]

Nevisians Head to the Polls

Above: Charlestown, Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevisians head to the polls Tuesday for the latest elections on the island. Nevis Premier Joseph Parry’s Nevis Reformation Party is facing off against the Concerned Citizens Movement, led by […]

Nevis Election Set for Jan. 22

Above: Charlestown, Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevisians will head to the polls Jan. 22, Premier Joseph Parry announced this weekend. The election will come eight days after Nomination Day, set for Jan. 14. “we do not […]

Nevis Premier, US Virgin Islands Governor Talk Geothermal Energy

Above: Charlestown, Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis Premier Joseph Parry and US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh held talks last week in St Thomas focusing on geothermal energy. Nevis’ geothermal project, if and when it […]


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